Colorado Cop Resigns After Pulling Gun On Black Man Picking Up Trash. Some of you may remember the story we posted a few months ago about a colorado police officer who pulled his service pistol on a 26-year-old Black man named Zayd Atkinson who was simply picking up trash outside of his home.. Well, according to ABCNews, officer John Smyly has resigned from the boulder police force after it.
As Atkinson attempted to continue to pick up trash, Smyly told him, "You’re probably going to get tased," and eventually pulled out his gun, claiming Atkinson’s trash grabber could be used as a weapon.
Cell phone video shows police, some with guns drawn, confronting a black man in Boulder, Colorado, on March 1, 2019, who claimed he was just picking up trash on his own property with a metal trash.
White Colorado cop resigns with $69,000 payout after pulling gun on black student picking up trash. a 26-year-old black man who was picking up trash outside of his Naropa University dorm, has.
A white colorado police officer caught on video pulling a gun on a black man who was picking up trash outside his home has resigned, officials said thursday. boulder police officer john Smyly quit the.
A white Colorado police officer caught on video pulling a gun on a black man picking up trash outside his home, has resigned.
DENVER >> A white Colorado police officer who pulled out his gun during a confrontation with a black man picking up trash around his dormitory resigned this week under an agreement that lets him.
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BOULDER, Colorado — The Boulder police officer who called for backup on a man for picking up trash outside his own home is on administrative leave. which the officer referred to as a weapon. The.
The investigation into a Boulder police officer who tried to detain a black man cleaning trash around his home has been completed. “That’s a gun,” Atkinson said, according to the body camera.